“I Was Shocked Chioma Chukwuka Left Her Hubby”: Pete Edochie on Divorce Rate in Nollywood, Hails Genevieve

“I Was Shocked Chioma Chukwuka Left Her Hubby”: Pete Edochie on Divorce Rate in Nollywood, Hails Genevieve

  • Nollywood veteran Pete Edochie has shared his take on divorced actresses in the movie industry
  • Pete said he was shocked when he heard his junior colleague Chioma Chukwuka had also left her husband, as he mentioned names like Tonto Dikeh and Ireti Doyle, among divorced actresses
  • The celebrated actor also expressed pride in Genevieve Nnaji while revealing he tried to reach out to her after claims of her battling mental illness went viral

Veteran actor Pete Edochie has expressed displeasure over the growing divorce rate in the movie industry.

Pete, in an interview with media personality Chude Jideonwo, revealed he was shocked upon hearing reports of his junior colleague Chioma Akpotha leaving her husband.

He also mentioned divorced actresses like Ireti Doyle and Tonto Dikeh, as he said many were losing the essence of marriage as it was about commitment, irrespective of the situation.

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Genevieve Nnaji, Pete Edochie
Pete Edochie says he sees Genevieve Nnaji as his daughter. Credit: @peteedochie @genevivennaji @chiomaakpotha
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He stated:

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"You take a vow when you are going to get married for better or worst, not for better or out. You will always think it’s greener on the other side, that is the mistake we all make."

Pete Edochie praises Genevieve Nnaji

The veteran actor, in the interview, also expressed his love for Nollywood star Genevieve Nnaji, who has acted as his daughter in some of their movies together.

Pete said he looks at Genevieve as his daughter, and she also sees him as a father.

Reacting to rumours of the actress battling mental illness, Pete said:

"I have not heard of her lately ever since I heard she is a little disturbed mentally, I don’t know whether it is true or false, I hope that one day she calls me and say I am ok."

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"How did he get a son like Yul?" Pete Edochie sits on throne, speaks Igbo, quotes bible as he breaks kola nut

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Netizens react as Pete Edochie speaks on divorce in Nollywood

See some of the comments below:


"Please y’all saying nothing like for better for worse should please realize that he’s entitled to his opinion."


"I see Kids trying to advice their GrandFather! On how He should have spoken. Most of u really lack parental training!"


"A product from this man can’t be useless.. A great legend ."


"He part he talked about Genevieve made me burst out with pride. I just de smile any how ."

Pete Edochie quotes bible as he breaks kola nut

Popular media personality Chude interviewed veteran actor Pete Edochie and shared a video of their time together.

In the video on the host's page, Edochie sat on a chair like a king's throne and prayed in Igbo as he was presented with kola nuts.

While praying, the Odogwu, as he is fondly called, quoted a bible verse and continued his speech.

Source: Legit.ng

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